[Diffuse retinal pigmented epitheliopathy associated with systemic corticosteroid therapy].

BACKGROUND It is well known that topical as well as systemic treatment with corticosteroids may have ocular side effects. The most common are the development of cataract and increase of intraocular pressure, however, alteration of the retinal pigment epithelium may also occur. PATIENT A 64-year old male experienced a progressive decrease of visual acuity… CONTINUE READING